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Jan 13, 2013 5:00am PST
comes next. 1 of 3 people who voted in this election were women who voted for obama. we had a discussion about binders of women. we're having this discussion about the cabinet largely because of how we got here. i think the personal matters but what that means for the policy actually would be a much more interesting conversation. >> i think part of the reason was -- we'll play a little bit of the binder for women. it became a tag looib after mitt romney told the story in one of the debates. take a look. >> i've got to tell you we don't have to collect a bunch of binders to find qualified, talented, driven young women. >> the idea to go and ask where a qualified woman was, come to my house. he didn't need a binder. >> what does that mean? what does that mean? why is joe biden hiding qualified women in his house? >> what i better than joe biden. >> i agree. i'm grad we're talking about it. that photo had about a dozen people in it. the reality is there's 22 members of the cabinet and cabinet-level positions. eight of them are women. another five are minority men. so it's not like that phot
Jan 12, 2013 5:00am PST
this is -- there are duly elected members of congress that have the right and constitutional right here and they should be heard and how they work through this is part of the process. >> the rubber hits the road smat point. you get to the point where you could have a situation where congress doesn't approve it at which point the executive branch has to do something to save the country. >> that's the idea behind this leverage point. now to get to the trillion dollar coin idea which is to say okay the republicans don't take us over and there is some deal cut or we swerve out of the way at the last moment. but then we had this crazy mint the coin idea that is planted in the minds of american policymakers. we say forget about the debt ceiling. why don't we just mint some coins? like i was saying before i went to break, if we can mint a trillion dollar coin, let's mint a $10 trillion coin. >> of course we can do that. if we establish that treasury secretary has the capacity to mint a trillion dollar coin and deposit it, then they can put a 10 or 100 or any other number. it's at the discretion of the treasur
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